MX 17

HELP: MX Cleanup

This application offers several easy actions to check and increase hard drive space.

  • Folders
  • Apt (Installation)
    • Old files are ones that can no longer be downloaded
  • Logs
    • Old logs end in .gz, .old, and .1
  • Trash

Baobab (Disk Usage Analyzer) gives a very nice graphical display of your used space

baob_0.png

Xfce menus

<Menus are complicated in Xfce, so this slightly edited post by ToZ on the Xfce Forum is very helpful>

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There are 3 places where the xfce-applications.menu could reside:

MX FAQs

 

MX Linux FAQS

Last update: June 6, 2018

Can I use Ubuntu PPAs?

Ubuntu is not Debian, so installing PPAs will likely cause problems.

See this for more details: https://mxlinux.org/wiki/system/add-ppa-repository

Solution: Go to the request forum for your MX version, under Community Repository (CR), and ask our Packaging Devs if the PPA can be be ported or updated for our own repository.

Flatpaks

<post by user asqwerth>

Test of flatpak in VM of MX17.1 beta (default sysvinit). Steps I took to install lollypop flatpak:

1. installed flatpak using Synaptic.
2. visited this page for a list of flatpak apps: https://flathub.org/apps/
3. scrolled down to the lollypop entry, right-clicked on icon and chose "copy link location" from context menu (see note 1 below)
4. opened terminal and installed lollypop using this command:

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